Arsenal have agreed personal terms to sign Lyon superstar Houssem Aouar reports L’Equipe. The 21-year-old is wanted by Arsenal who feel his creativity, drive and determination can help them finish in the top 4 and win more domestic trophies.
Mikel Arteta is a huge fan of the player and will gladly bring in while selling off the likes of Lucas Toreira and Guendouzi.
Although, signing the player will be difficult due to the valuation of the player. Lyon president Jean-Michel Aulas has brushed aside such agreement between Arsenal and Aouar by insisting that Arsenal must meet the players £54m valuation or no deal.
According to the Mirror, Chelsea are willing to sell Jorginho to Arsenal in other raise more funds to sign Declan Rice. The 24-year-old dynamic midfielder is the missing piece to Frank Lampard’s galatico team but his £64m valuation have halted progress in talks.
But with Arsenal showing interest in signing Jorginho for £32m, the likes of Antonio Rudiger, Loftus Cheek, Hudson-Odoi and many more expected to leave, Chelsea will raise the funds to sign Declan Rice.
Meanwhile, the Gunners are still in talks with Atletico Madrid to sign Thomas Party. The talented Ghanaian international is a fan of Arsenal and will glad to play his trade at the club if Arsenal can pay his £46m release clause.
The Gunners are hoping to sign him but if they can get a cheaper alternative in Jorginho than the talks will be called off.